10 Must-Read Books for February 2016


Ways to Disappear, Idra Novey (Little, Brown and Company, February 9)

Novey’s debut, about a Brazilian writer who goes missing (under weird circumstances) and her translator who leaves for Brazil to find her, is one of the most anticipated debuts of the year. Thankfully Novey has a knack for engaging, humorous prose and audacious plotting the likes of which are rarely seen in a first novel.